This tour is a bus tour of Saint Petersburg, followed by a guided visit of the Hermitage Museum, which is the pride of the city and one of the most visited museums in the country.
During the tour, you will get a great opportunity to make acquaintance with the historical centers of the city in a short time and see the most famous locations of Saint Petersburg: Isaakievskaya square, Dvortsovaya square, Nevsky promenade and other central streets and avenues. You will also be able to admire the unique architectural ensembles and monuments: Anichkov Palace, Beloselsky - Belozersky Palace, Stroganov Palace, Palace Bridge, Hermitage, Kazan Cathedral, and the Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood.
You will discover the river Neva with a view of the Peter and Paul Cathedral and the Peter and Paul Fortress, Vasilievsky Spit, Bronze Horseman, Senate Square and Kunstkamera. Not least, you will also discover detailed facts about the life of famous Petersburgers, representatives of different eras, including talented art workers, military leaders, royalty, and even literary characters.
At the end of the bus tour, you will enter the Hermitage, the main art museum of St. Petersburg and Russia. The collection of the Hermitage has about three million exhibits, which are displayed in 350 rooms. The museum was founded in 1764 as a private collection of Catherine II, opened to the public in 1852.
Together with a guide, you will see the best part of the state rooms of the Hermitage. Enjoy one of the finest collections of Western European art in the world, see masterpieces by Leonardo da Vinci, Rembrandt, Raphael, Titian, and other masters.